Media information

Media information

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For media inquiries specifically about The World Games 2022 in Birmingham, Alabama, USA, please contact:

Jeff Emerson

Media accreditation for The World Games 2022.

The World Games

The World Games (spelled with a capital "T") is a multi-sport event staged every four years by the International World Games Association with the support of the International Olympic Committee. The World Games are staged over a period of 11 days, with more than 30 sports in the programme. They start with the Opening Ceremony and conclude with the Closing Ceremony. Their organisation is entrusted by the International World Games association to a Local Organising Committee formed by the host city and entities such as the regional and national governments, the National Olympic Committee and other sporting authorities.

The 11th edition of The World Games will be held in Birmingham, Alabama, USA, 7-17 July 2022. 3,600 athletes from 34 sports and 100 countries will take part in the Games.

The IWGA Media Archive contains thousands of videos and tens of thousands of pictures from all editions of The World Games. For access to the archive, please contact [email protected].

Please note that The World Games shall always be spelled with a capital "T".


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To get more information about the qualified athletes/teams or the competition schedule for The World Games 2022, please visit the respective page.